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How to Build an Angular App with a Database

Posted by on May 26, 2015

Overview

Backand users typically fall into one of two categories. The first category works with the underlying data system as a series of objects, and doesn’t spend a lot of time focused on the database underpinning the application. The second category, though, work with databases as a matter of course. Often they have existing databases that they want to build an interface on top of, with complex existing relationships that need to be modeled accurately by any framework put in front of it. Below we’ll cover the database connectivity functionality offered by Backand, and how it can fit even the most complex of database needs.

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How to Build an Angular App with Server Side Logic

Posted by on May 26, 2015

Overview

Actions are a powerful tool that allow you to perform customized tasks when a number of different types of events occur within your application. They provide a great alternative to server-side custom code, and can add a lot of flexibility to how your application interacts with outside services. Below we’re going to look at the types of actions that Backand offers application developers, and how they can easily be used.

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BYOD – Bring Your Own Database

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015

It can be tough to gauge migration efforts when evaluating Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS)  providers. If you are building a brand new web application, you are usually not particularly concerned with the costs to migrate to the new application infrastructure. However, if you have an existing application that you are porting to a new provider, you’re faced with a problem: what do you do with your data? Below we’ll look at the core challenges in migrating to providers like Firebase and Parse, and then evaluate a different approach to data as presented by Backand.

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Where Should I Store All of My Data?

Posted by on Feb 04, 2015

One of the common questions in web development is “Where do I store my data?” As few as five years ago, the answer to this question was most often simple: on a server in-house that your website can communicate with. However, with the advent of services like Amazon RDS and other off-site data hosting providers, the nature of this decision has changed. Below we will look at storing a database on-site versus using a web service to provide data management. We’ll examine the pros and cons of each approach, and provide some easy tools to determine which solution best fits your needs.

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